The Department of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health is inviting proposals for the Emerging Global Leader Award to provide research support and protected time (three to five years) to an early career research scientist from a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) who holds a junior faculty position at an LMIC academic or research institution, as defined by the World Bank.
- NIH will contribute up to $75,000 (for a minimum of 75% effort or 9 person months) per year toward the salary of the career award recipient.
- NIH will contribute up to $ 30,000 per year toward the research development costs of the award recipient, which must be justified and consistent with the stage of development of the candidate and the proportion of time to be spent in research or career development activities.
- The total project period should be a minimum of 3 years and may not exceed 5 years.
- Non-domestic (non-US) Entities (Foreign Institutions).
- Applications for the K43 award must be submitted by academic education or research institutions in LMICs.
- Only non-domestic (non-US) Entities (Foreign Institutions) in Low- or Middle-Income Countries are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335611